Micro Investing in Startups

The average American spends around $1,500 a year in coffee, imagine the impact if 100 million coffee drinkers diverted $100 a year of their coffee money into start-ups?

My new post discusses investing




Entrepreneurship 2.0

Jade Alberts discusses a vision of Entrepreneurship 2.0 where the average individual can invest in a start-up. To this end, accelerators ferment ideas that are then matched with budding entrepreneurs to help nurture their talents.

Frontrunner Podcast on what’s next for the startup model


How to Encourage Diverse Thinking in Organizations; FrontRunner Podcast

Diversity of thought is a key ingredient to creativity. Sharon Zohar discusses the process of nurturing diversity of thought within a group in this latest podcast. She covers how to understand the varying thought processes within a group, how to manage conflict between group members due to various personality types, and how to identify and omit potential group biases and assumptions.


How to Sell Services Online: Frontrunner Podcast

Selling services is different than products when it comes to segmentation, risk, and marketing methodology. Ryan Nahas says it’s particularly important to connect with customers when selling services in the online environment. When selling services, it’s imperative to use empathy and software tools to connect with potential buyers. Ryan highlights the difference between services in which an ongoing relationship with customers is possible and situations where a long-term relationship isn’t sustainable.


How to Support Mental Health in the Workplace

https://www.wiley.com/network/professionals/podcasts/how-to-support-mental-health-in-the-workplace  FrontRunnerPodcast

Stress and mental health are complex issues that affect both the internal and external workings of an organization. Leah Allison discusses mental health in the work environment, offering ways to better address the issue. She considers all individuals—from the employee affected to leaders and bystanders—as playing key roles in improving the health of an organization.

How to Foster Wellness in Organizations: Frontrunner Podcast Series

In this podcast conversation, Jennifer Buchanan sheds light on wellness in modern organizations. Today’s organizations want to create people-focused environments, especially as technology automates faster and more frequent digital communications. She believes organizations can reach this goal by taking a long-term approach that links relationship-building with overall wellness and the organization’s core values. She shares the metrics she uses to gauge the wellness level of an organization


Podcast host: James Bowen, is an author, professor, and CEO of Experiential Simulations, a producer of simulations for teaching entrepreneurship and ethics.

Know someone that is insightful in a professional context and would be a great podcast guest? Topics are organizational or professional in nature and provide the listener with insight and conclusions derived from experience and thoughtful analysis of observations. Contact James Bowen

Is De-Centralizing the Economy the Answer? A Frontrunner Podcast

Our current economic structure has inefficiencies and trust issues. John From discusses the movement towards a decentralized economy. With modern technology, inefficiencies in the movement, storage, and processing of information and products are more apparent as is the problem of individuals who take advantage of centralized entities like banks for their own benefit. John advocates for a decentralized economy that can improve issues of transparency and authentication in areas such as supply chains, manufacturing, financial, and government.

https://www.wiley.com/network/professionals/podcasts/is-de-centralizing-the-economy-the-answer @Startup_Canada